Fluoxetine and Blunted affect - from FDA reports


Blunted affect is found among people who take Fluoxetine, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Isoniazid, and have Major depression. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44,716 people who have side effects when taking Fluoxetine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 19, 2018

44,716 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine.
Among them, 12 people (0.03%) have Blunted affect


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fluoxetine cause Blunted affect?

Time on Fluoxetine when people have Blunted affect *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Blunted affect when taking Fluoxetine *:

  • female: 41.67 %
  • male: 58.33 %

Age of people who have Blunted affect when taking Fluoxetine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 18.18 %
  • 10-19: 54.55 %
  • 20-29: 18.18 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 9.09 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings): 4 people, 33.33%
  2. Suicide Attempt: 1 person, 8.33%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 8.33%
  4. Allergic Rhinitis: 1 person, 8.33%
  5. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: 1 person, 8.33%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Haloperidol: 2 people, 16.67%
  2. Ritonavir: 2 people, 16.67%
  3. Pyrazinamide: 2 people, 16.67%
  4. Lamivudine: 2 people, 16.67%
  5. Isoniazid: 2 people, 16.67%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Thinking Abnormal: 5 people, 41.67%
  2. Aggression: 5 people, 41.67%
  3. Homicide (human killing another human): 4 people, 33.33%
  4. Drowsiness: 4 people, 33.33%
  5. Dissociation: 4 people, 33.33%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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